ליבע

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German liebe (the quality of love, pleasure, joy, favour, love), from from Old High German luba, lioba (fortune, health, pleasantness, joy), from Proto-Germanic *lubō (love), from Proto-Indo-European *lewbʰ-, *leubʰ- (love, care, desire). Compare German Liebe. Akin to Old English lufu (Modern English love) and Dutch lief, liefde.

Noun[edit]

ליבע (libef, plural ליבעס (libes)

  1. love